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  1. They come in many sizes. See:
  2. Pierre2000 has it right. I missed the mark.
  3. Nice find. Also, you may be interested in looking at the Maasai Rungu stick.
  4. Search Shona stone carvings from Zimbabwe. Very nice find.
  5. This site may be of assistance:
  6. Appears to be a Japanese Moriage vase. Nice find!
  7. AnythingObscure is correct. Further, tt led to a whole line of jewelry for Tiffany!
  8. See:
  9. Does it contain multicolored leads?
  10. You have a beautiful Noritake Nippon vase. great find.
  11. You have a nice example of a Turkish water jug. it is very hard to date, as the techniques used today to make them are the same as those used for centuries. I visited a shop in Istanbul and saw the co...
  12. A tulwar sword from India.
  13. See:
  14. It is a Zushi, Buddhist shrine from Japan.
  15. Tent rope tensioners are very similar.
  16. Typical of those carved in Haiti is a good possibility.
  17. Appears to be a Yombe maternity figure from the Kongo people. See:
  18. This may help. See item # 303541401457 on Ebay.
  19. Stanle made rules like this using the Metric measuring system. For instance, folding rul #6s had both English and Metric markings. Ënglish" on yours may refer to the measurement system
  20. It is a sailor's nautical style whisk broom.
  21. This link may help:
  22. Appears to be Pavarti from the Hindu tradition.
  23. It is difficult to go any further without photos of the movement.
  24. Appears to be a felt hat stretching tool.
  25. A view of the movement and pendulum will help. Is it weight driven?
  26. Pin spanner on one end the other is an open end. I don't know the maker.
  27. It looks like a Roe deer skull mount.
  28. Yes you can heat your coffee with a microwave. Back in the day when in the USMC we had a ground surveillance radar AR/TPS-21. The beam could be directed at a c-ration at close range and heat it up. No...
  29. Search US Navy microwave horn.
  30. Thank you Jellington. I had Bali correct and you were able to identify the carver.
  31. It would be a natural for a Doctor or Pharmacist to own this. Nice, rare find.
  32. It is a knob wire insulator. They were used in early electrical house wiring from around 1880 to the 1930's.
  33. This is not a railroad watch. See: Clearer photos of the back and of the movement would help in identifying it.
  34. You are correct, the styles in both countries are quite similar. You will also see some that are like this from Haiti.
  35. Typical of those carved in Bali, Indonesia.
  36. A cigar box knife?
  37. I agree with dav2no1. Looks like Baule. Dimensions and better photos would help.
  38. A photo of the back of the movement will help.
  39. Very nice restoration on an interesting piece. Do you have any info about what the hoses were like, materials used, etc., at the time?
  40. I wondered if these pieces are part of a chess set. Each player has sixteen pieces.
  41. Chess pieces?
  42. The handle is typical of those made by the Toraja people of Suluwesi, Indonesia. See:
  43. Perfect. I appreciate your sense of humor.
  44. I understand that the Japanese hunt whales. The Canadiens hunt seals. See:
  45. Much too crude to be a Japanese tool. Look up nata.
  46. Perhaps a kitchen pan lifter?
  47. Looks like a fine letter opener.
  48. Ca 1887 See:
  49. Interesting piece, looks more like a stylized peacock.
  50. The back has some letters, what are they?
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